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Walking the tightrope between good and evil, freedom fighter and terrorist, love and war, Omar is a gripping, tragic story of Omar, a Palestinian baker in the middle of the military occupation. Working with Tarek and Amjad as freedom fighters (or terrorists depending on who’s side you’re on), he falls in love

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Back in August, I had the good fortune to catch AJ Bowen during some down time and we got together and had a nice chat over coffee a few days before the release of his last project You’re Next. Over the past year, whenever in his presence, he has spoken

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Secrets, lies, and half-truths complicate family matters in THE PAST, from Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi.

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Awards, Fests, and Campaigns Disney will push Saving Mr. Banks, which had a great stateside debut at the AFI Fest, as a drama at the Golden Globes. Most of us thought the film, which examines Walt Disney and P.L. Travers’ disagreements about 1964’s Mary Poppins, would contend in the musical

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Legendary animation auteur Hayao Miyazaki says farewell – on his own terms – with the aviation biopic THE WIND RISES.

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Given the recent release of Ender’s Game, it’s fitting that Drones is now screening at AFI Fest. Ender’s Game explores a futuristic war where we use children and their affinity for technology to play essentially video games to enact epic battles on the edges of space. Drones follows two drone

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